The FAI (Football Association of Ireland) confirmed yesterday that servers in its Dublin headquarters were breached in an external hack over the weekend.
Breaches and Hacks Archive
You might have noted that data breaches happen a lot. We post about incidents as often as we can, but it’s practically impossible to keep up. That’s why we’ve decided to start compiling a monthly list of incidents from stories reported around the globe. In our inaugural list, …
Ireland’s DPC (Data Protection Commission) has launched a statutory enquiry into how Google Ireland processes data for the purpose of advertising. The probe is the result of a number of submissions to the DPC.
Cyber security researchers have discovered a class of vulnerabilities in Intel chips that could be exploited to steal sensitive information, unencrypt data and spy on tasks handled by the processor. The bugs, dubbed ‘ZombieLoad’, affect almost every computer that uses an Intel …
Kool King, an online shop owned by Burger King, had thousands of customer records exposed through an unsecured database, which was discovered last week. The breached database, which potentially contained the data of children who signed up for the service, was discovered by Bob Diachenko of Security Discovery.
WhatsApp, the messaging app owned by Facebook, confirmed a serious security vulnerability in its system on Monday, 13 May that left users open to spyware installations on their phone. The breach, affecting both iOS and Android users, enabled the software to be installed through voice calls, even if the call …
Ireland’s DPC (Data Protection Commission) has launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook following the disclosure of a data breach affecting millions of users.
Hospital notes on patients who attended Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Co. Louth were discovered on a housing estate earlier this week.
Microsoft reported in its incident statement on 12 April that the criminal hackers could have viewed email addresses, folder names and email subject lines, but not email content or attachments.
Saolta University Health Care Group is investigating a potential data breach at UHG (University Hospital Galway) after scam letters were sent to patients’ home addresses.